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Orley Clark Ashenfelter

Orley Clark Ashenfelter, American economics educator. Achievements include research on determinants of labour supply and unemployment, arbitration and dispute resolution systems. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellow, 1976, Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences fellow, 1989. Board trustees Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, since 1994. Fellow Econometric Society, American Academy Arts & Sciences.

Background

  • ASHENFELTER, Orley Clark was born in 1942 in San Francisco, California, United States of America.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics, Claremont College, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Princeton University, 1968.

    Career

    • Director, Office Evaluation, United States Department Labor, 1972-1973. Lector, Assistant Professor, Association Professor of Economics, Princeton University, 1968-1972. Benjamin Meeker Visiting Professor, University Bristol, 1981.

      Professor of Economics, Director, Industrial Relations Section, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America, since 1972. Editorial Boards Journal of Urban Economics, 1974, J. Labor Research, since 1980. Pakistan Development Review, since 1981, J Labor Economics, since 1983.

      Managing Editor, American Economic Review, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Project on Women, Urban Institute, Institution since 1975. Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 1976-1977. Fellow, Ragnar Frisch Prize, Econometric Society 1977, 1983.

      Advisory Panel American Economic Association, Panel of Statistics, National Commission Employment and Unemployment Statistics, 1977-1981. Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Bank Philadelphia, 1979-1980. Macro Advisory Panel, National Commission Employment Policy, 1980-1981.

      Advisory Board, Institute, Institution Labor and Management Relations, Rutgers University, since 1979. Executive Committee, Conference Research in Income and Wealth, National Bureau of Economie Research, New York, New York, United States of America, 1982.

    Works

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    Most of my research is designed to set out methods for, and the results of, empirical tests of economic models of aspects of the labour market. Some of the tests have even been successful!.

    Membership

    Board trustees Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, since 1994. Fellow Econometric Society, American Academy Arts & Sciences.
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